Sprouted Quinoa, Walnut, Hemp & Sun-Dried Tomato Salad a.k.a. Quinoa Salads Never Get Old!

Sprouted Quinoa, Walnut, Hemp & Sun-Dried Tomato Salad a.k.a. Quinoa Salads Never Get Old!

Talk about a meal-worthy salad, right?

Full of good carbs, fibre, easy on the digestive system, plant-based protein healthy fats, skin benefits + tons of antioxidants, this salad is sure to fill you up & make you feel great! It’s great for meal prep because there are so many different ways you can enjoy it so you won’t get sick of it!

PRO TIP: When buying sun-dried tomatoes & any dried fruit for that matter, it’s always best to make sure it’s unsweetened, unsulphured & contains no added ingredients! The ingredients list should list BUT ONE INGREDIENT: the fruit! When dried fruit is sulphured, preservatives are added to it in order for it to maintain its colour, prolong shelf life & look more appetizing to the human eye! In fact, dried fruit isn’t supposed to look very pretty & generally won’t be the same colour as the fruit in its original form. Read your labels!

INGREDIENTS:

FOR THE SALAD:

  • 1 cup sprouted tricolour quinoa, cooked according to package
  • 1/4 cup crumbled raw organic walnuts
  • 4 green onions, chopped
  • 3 stalks celery, chopped
  • 1/3 cup organic sun-dried tomatoes

FOR THE DRESSING:

  • 2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • Juice from 2 lemons
  • Splash of apple cider vinegar
  • Sea salt + black pepper to taste

TO MAKE:

  • Cook your quinoa according to package directions.
  • Once cooked, set the quinoa aside to cool off.
  • Prepare the other ingredients while you wait.
  • Add all the ingredients to a large bowl. Season with olive oil, lemon, apple cider & spices. Toss to coat.
  • Enjoy!

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